Social Justice

Prison Privatization

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced it will not be renewing contracts with private corporations running prisons, eliminating over 22,000 beds or 12 percent of the [...]

September 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Burkini Ban

Critics of Islam have long touted Western values in the face of feminine oppression and outright misogyny. Of course, many of these criticisms are hypocritical at best, [...]

August 29, 2016 // 2 Comments

Sexism in the Olympics

This Rio Olympics, one of the hottest topics on social media is shedding light on yet another form of sexism: namely, the manner in which female Olympians are described, in [...]

August 23, 2016 // 2 Comments

Defending Bathrooms

North Carolina’s House Bill Two, Part One, formally called the Public Facilities Privacy And Security Act, addresses the use of single-sex, multiple occupancy bathrooms and [...]

August 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Austerity

The current level of the minimum wage ($7.25/hour) is far too low by any reasonable standard as per “Raise that Wage”. It is not even half of what Economist Dean Baker [...]

August 16, 2016 // 1 Comment

Flying the Refugee Flag

Rose Lokonyen, Anjelina Lohalith, James Chiengjiek, Yiech Biel, and Paulo Lokoro of South Sudan. Yonas Kinde of Ethiopia, Popole Misenga and Yolande Mabika of the Congo, as [...]

August 8, 2016 // 3 Comments